About the Lecture
What Great Organizations Do Differently
Great organizations must be adaptive, flexible, innovative, and resilient. They master change while maintaining a sense of enduring purpose beyond the purely financial. They have the ability to find and learn from partners, and a culture of empowerment that encourages imagination and initiative. This kind of culture and leadership is particularly well suited to the digital age, in which old models are disrupted frequently, and new tools are available
About the Speaker
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ph.D. holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, where she specializes in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. Her strategic and practical insights have guided leaders of large and small organizations worldwide for over 25 years, through teaching, writing, and direct consultation to major corporations and governments.
The former Editor of Harvard Business Review (1989-1992), Professor Kanter has been repeatedly named to lists of the “50 most powerful women in the world” (Times of London), and the “50 most influential business thinkers in the world” (Thinkers 50).
In 2001, she received the Academy of Management’s Distinguished Career Award for her scholarly contributions to management knowledge; and in 2002 was named “Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year” by the World Teleport Association, and in 2010 received the International Leadership Award from the Association of Leadership Professionals. She is the author or co-author of 18 books. Her latest book, SuperCorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good, a manifesto for leadership of sustainable enterprises, was named one of the ten best business books of 2009 by Amazon.com.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 9:00 a.m.
Special Events Center, CBC, Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 SW 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199
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